Offers for preliminary analysis of Izmir monorail project opened.
While the construction works for Karsiyaka and Konak trams continue in Izmir, target date for opening of Karsiyaka Tram is announced as the end of this year.
Some rail projects of Istanbul could not find any fund this year.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality decided to take slow steps in 7 metro projects.
Construction works in Kartal-Kaynarca metro is almost completed and the metro is very close to opening.
The biggest share from Istanbul’s 2016 rail investments budget is for Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro.
One of the two metro projects that got the biggest share from the 2016 budget of Istanbul is Uskudar-Umraniye-Sancaktepe metro.
Budget for rail systems in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s budget gets 25% share of total budget.
Turkey is getting prepared for the big tunnel project which will connect two sides of Istanbul by rail and road. Here are frequently asked questions about the project:
Balikesir Metropolitan Municipality is getting prepared to build suburban service in Balikesir.
The tender for the tunnel connecting Asian and European side of Istanbul by road and rail will be done today.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality is going to invest TL 227 mn (€ 75mn) for rail transport in 2016.
Bursa’s rail network is not so wide, however is very busy since the route is well-designed.
There are several public transport alternatives to access to Ankara Train Station where both high speed trains and main line trains depart/arrive.
Construction works will start on 13 new lines in Istanbul until the end of 2016..